November 15th, 2019

Akufo-Addo’s double-track forcing students into ‘prostitution, armed robbery’ – Adongo

The double-track system being implemented to accommodate all students in the Free SHS programme is forcing some female students into prostitution and their male colleagues […]
November 14th, 2019

Free SHS, others consuming too much money – IEA economist

A senior economist and research fellow with the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Dr John Kwakye has bemoaned the cost of government’s flagship programs on […]
November 14th, 2019

GHC 1.8 billion spent on free SHS – Kwaku Kwarteng

Government has spent GH?1.8 billion in the implementation of Free Senior High School (SHS) for the past three years. This initiative, according to Deputy Minister […]
November 11th, 2019

Free SHS calendar in a mess, teachers stranded – Africa Education Watch

The existence of a definitive academic calendar is a basic pre-requisite for an efficient education system. Though students are halfway into the first semester, calendar […]
November 11th, 2019

Free SHS: Gold Track reopening deferred to Nov 15

Senior High School (SHS) Form One and Two students under the Gold Track will now report to school for the first semester of the 2019/2020 […]
November 11th, 2019

Free SHS increased enrolment to 8,335 in Jomoro Municipality

Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Jomoro, Mr Ernest Kofie says enrolment in schools in the municipality, has risen to 8,335since 2017 as a result of […]
November 11th, 2019

We admitted only 10 students due to Free SHS – Private school laments

The introduction of the government’s Free Senior High School programme is taking a toll on enrollment in many private Senior high Schools across the country. […]
November 9th, 2019

Free SHS is the best – Asiedu Nketia concedes

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has described the Free Senior High School (SHS) as a spectacular policy. According […]
November 8th, 2019

Double track breeding teenage pregnancies – NDC MPs

The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament has claimed that the double track system under the Free Senior High School (SHS) initiative is increasing […]
November 7th, 2019

Akufo-Addo’s double-track has caused 1,433 SHS pregnancies – Minority

The Double-track system introduced by the Akufo-Addo government to accommodate over 1.2 million additional students at the senior high school level, has led to the […]
November 6th, 2019

Double-Track: Over 1400 SHS students pregnant – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has alleged that the double-track system being implemented by the Education Ministry has caused a lot of teenage pregnancies among female […]
November 6th, 2019

Don’t dare cancel free SHS – NPP to Mahama

The communications director of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Hon. Yaw Buaben Asamoa has asked the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Manifesto committee not […]
November 5th, 2019

Free SHS saved me from fishing – 12-year-old student

A 12-year-old General Science student of the Akatsi Senior High Technical School in the Akatsi South District of the Volta Region has paid glowing tribute […]
November 5th, 2019

Free SHS great investment in ending child marriage – World Vision

World Vision Ghana (WVG) says government’s flagship programme, Free Senior High School policy, is a great investment in ending child marriage in the country. “If […]
November 2nd, 2019

Suspend Headmaster who allowed ‘Free SHS’ campaign in his school – NDC to Govt

The opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC) is demanding the suspension of the Headmaster of the school in which a purported Free SHS Ambassador was seen in […]
November 1st, 2019

Education Ministry denies sanctioning ‘Free SHS Ambassador’ in viral video

The Ministry of Education has denied allegations by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the government is deceptively using its Free Senior High School […]
November 1st, 2019
Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Government disowns Free SHS Ambassador

The Ministry of Education says it has not appointed or mandated any person or persons as Free SHS Ambassadors to go round Senior High Schools […]
November 1st, 2019

I’m not campaigning for Akufo-Addo in SHSs – Self-appointed Free SHS Ambassador

Samuel Baah, Project Coordinator of Ambassadors of Free SHS, a Volunteer group has denied campaigning for President Akufo-Addo in Senior High Schools insisting he has […]
November 1st, 2019

Make use of population data to sustain free SHS – Analyst

A former chairman of the National Population Council, Dr. Andrew Arkutu says the government’s Free Senior High School program will experience challenges if planners do […]
November 1st, 2019

Government using ‘free SHS ambassadors’ to campaign in schools – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has alleged that the government is using subterfuge means to campaign in Senior High School across the country. According to […]
October 30th, 2019

Govt must review Free SHS; scrap some Ministries to ensure value for money — ISSER

A Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research at the University of Ghana, Dr. Charles Ackah says the government needs […]
October 26th, 2019

Affluent parents can’t enjoy Free SHS – Rev. Amoo Darko wants a review

Former Council of State Member, Nii Amoo Darko has asked for a review of the Free Senior High School policy implemented by the New Patriotic […]
October 22nd, 2019

GES, YEA to employ 7,730 non-teaching staff for Free SHS

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) to employ 7,730 young people as non-teaching […]
October 21st, 2019

Swear by ‘Antoa’ you will not cancel free SHS – Drivers dare Mahama

Former President John Mahama has been dared to publicly swear by the dreaded Antoa Nyamaa that he does not intend to cancel the free Senior […]
October 15th, 2019

Mahama never opposed free SHS – Asiedu Nketia

The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says former President John Mahama never opposed the government’s flagship free Senior High School (SHS) […]
October 13th, 2019

I’ll review Free-SHS within 90 days in office – Mahama

Former President Mahama has insisted that he will review the government’s flagship free-shs policy within his first 90-days in office if elected in the 2020 […]
October 9th, 2019

GHC88m released for 2nd-yr Free SHS students

The government has released GHS88,056,438 for disbursement to all public senior high schools (SHSs) for the implementation of the free SHS programme for the 2019/2020 […]
October 9th, 2019

Government releases ¢88m for 2nd-year Free SHS students

The government has released GH¢88,056,438 for disbursement to all public senior high schools (SHSs) for the implementation of the free SHS programme for the 2019/2020 […]
October 8th, 2019

Shame! – Bono chiefs to Free SHS naysayers

The chiefs and queen mothers of the newly-created Bono Region have commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the implementation of the Free Senior High […]
October 8th, 2019

We’ve proven skeptics wrong – Akufo-Addo on Free SHS

President Nana Akufo-Addo has noted that it was a good decision he took in initiating the Free SHS Policy and its implementation has silenced skeptics. […]
October 3rd, 2019

Free SHS best for Ghana’s development – Bonwire Chief

The Chief of Bonwire in the Ejisu municipality of the Ashanti Region, Nana Bobie Ansah II, has commended the government of President Nana Addo Dankwa […]
October 2nd, 2019

Free SHS needs other funding sources — PIAC boss

The Chairman of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), Dr Steve Manteaw, has advised the government to find complementary funding sources for the free […]
September 18th, 2019

MP challenges CSSPS Secretariat clear-out claims by former Coordinator

Chairman of Parliament’s Education Committee, William Quaitoo is disputing allegations that a mass transfer of staff at the Secretariate of the Computerised School Selection and […]
September 12th, 2019

Free SHS: Self-placement for qualified candidates temporarily suspended

Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has temporarily suspended the self-placement module under the Computerized School Selection and Placement Scheme( CSSPS). This option enables […]
September 9th, 2019

Free SHS: Woman, 51, enrolls at Keta Senior High Technical School

Ms Comfort Nutsugah, a 51-year old trader, has taken advantage of government’s Free Senior High School Policy to further her education. Ms Nutsugah, a mother […]
September 9th, 2019

Free SHS: Suspension of levies remains in force – GES reiterates

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has stated that the suspension of all levies in schools, including parent/teacher association (PTA) levies, remains in force. All heads […]